“Lovely cottage, very clean.”Lovely cottage, very clean. Location excellent with extra car parking very close to the cottageLovely cottage, very clean. Location excellent with extra car parking very close to the cottage
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
This attractive, end-terrace, stone-built mews cottage, is quietly tucked away within a five minute walk to the centre of the picturesque market town of Helmsley, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
Offering good family accommodation, it is well placed for those looking to explore this popular area on foot, cycling or by car.
With a homely feel throughout, there is a comfortable sitting room, traditionally furnished and a spacious, well-equipped modern kitchen, with a central dining table.
Upstairs, are two pretty bedrooms, with quality bedding and mattresses, ensuring a good night's sleep.
Outside, the front patio provides a pleasant spot to enjoy a morning cup of tea, with the added benefit of secure bike storage.
With off road private parking, guests can leave their car behind and savour the excellent amenities by foot, be it sampling the fine selection of local inns, delis and restaurants, or the inviting cafes and bookshops, which line the historic cobbled market square and narrow lanes leading off.
In the summertime, this very pretty town is adorned by beautiful hanging baskets, a sight not to be missed.
A short walk brings you to Helmsley Castle and the Walled Garden, whilst Duncombe Park gardens and parklands, with a Bird of Prey Centre, are just a mile away.
This area is a walker's delight with many trails leading through glorious countryside, including a wonderful hike that winds up the vale to the spectacular ruin of Rievaulx Abbey.
With easy access to the pretty coastal seaside towns, the North York Moors and the historic city of York with its many attractions, this appealing property will foster lots of happy memories.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Allocated off road parking for 1 car
- Bike storage
- Front, enclosed patio with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop, pub and all amenities 5 mins walk.
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About the location
Kirkbymoorside 6 miles; Thirsk 14 miles; Pickering 13 miles; York 26 miles.
Lying in a sheltered corner of Upper Ryedale, on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park, Helmsley is a prestigious market town with a spacious market square surrounded by houses, hotels and shops. The area is important historically - Helmsley has its own 12th century castle and English Heritage’s Rievaulx Abbey and Castle Howard are close by. Helmsley also boasts an arts centre showing films and plays, and an outdoor swimming pool, which is open during the summer. There is excellent walking on the doorstep - indeed the Cleveland Way starts in Helmsley - and the surrounding North York Moors with their hidden dales and villages are pretty in all seasons. York is less than an hour's drive south, as is Scarborough, Whitby and the east coast, whilst Pickering and the beginning of the famous steam railway line (North Yorkshire Moors Railway) are a little over 20 minutes' drive.
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute